"The definitive survey, combining current scholarship with a vibrant narrative. Carefully informed by feedback from dozens of scholars, it remains the book that students and teachers trust to explain what's important, where it fits, and why it matters. Peter Burkholder weaves a compelling story of people, their choices, and the western musical tradition that emerged. From chant to hip-hop, he connects past to present to create a context for tomorrow's musicians."--Amazon.com
Glossary = page A1 through page A21. Credits = page [A22]. Index = page A23 through page A72
Includes bibliographical references (page [A22]) and index
Part One. The Ancient and Medieval Worlds -- Chapter 1. Music in antiquity -- Chapter 2. The Christian church in the first millennium -- Chapter 3. Roman liturgy and chant -- Chapter 4. Song and dance music to 1300 -- Chapter 5. Polyphony through the thirteenth century -- Chapter 6. New developments in the fourteenth century -- Part Two. The Renaissance -- Chapter 7. Music and the Renaissance -- Chapter 8. England and Burgundy in the fifteenth century -- Chapter 9. Franco-Flemish composers, 1450-1520 -- Chapter 10. Madrigal and secular song in the sixteenth century -- Chapter 11. Sacred music in the era of the Reformation -- Chapter 12. The rise of instrumental music -- Part Three. The seventeenth century -- Chapter 13. New styles in the seventeenth century -- Chapter 14. The invention of opera -- Chapter 15. Music for chamber and church in the early seventeenth century -- Chapter 16. France, England, Spain, the New World and Russia in the seventeenth century -- Chapter 17. Italy and Germany in the late seventeenth century -- Part Four. The eighteenth century -- Chapter 18. The early eighteenth century in Italy and France -- Chapter 19. German composers of the late Baroque -- Chapter 20. Musical taste and style in the Enlightenment -- Chapter 21. Opera and vocal music in the early Classic period -- Chapter 22. Instrumental music : sonata, symphony, and concerto -- Chapter 23. Classic music in the late eighteenth century -- Part Five. The nineteenth century -- Chapter 24. Revolution and change -- Chapter 25. The Romantic generation : song and piano music -- Chapter 26. Romanticism in classical forms : choral, chamber, and orchestral music -- Chapter 27. Romantic opera and musical theater to midcentury -- Chapter 28. Opera and musical theater in the later nineteenth century -- Chapter 29. Late Romanticism in German musical culture -- Chapter 30. Diverging traditions in the later nineteenth century -- Part Six. The twentieth century and after -- Chapter 31. The early twentieth century : vernacular music -- Chapter 32. The early twentieth century : the classical tradition -- Chapter 33. Radical modernists -- Chapter 34. Between the World Wars : jazz and popular music -- Chapter 35. Between the World Wars : the classical tradition -- Chapter 36. Postwar crosscurrents -- Chapter 37. Postwar heirs to the classical tradition -- Chapter 38. The late twentieth century -- Chapter 39. The twenty-first century -- Glossary -- Credits -- Index
Most of the text contains cut-off due to tight binding.
Grout, Donald Jay, author; Palisca, Claude V., author